Consequences of climate change for CA discussed in Almaty

Date: 09:45, 13-05-2014.

Almaty. May 13. KazTAG - The consequences of climate change for Central Asian states are being discussed at the II Central-Asian forum of knowledge in Almaty.

"The consequences of climate change have no national barriers. It is very important for people who take decisions to have a platform where they could discuss these processes and possible solutions," said Kulsum Akhmed, manager  of regional office in Europe and Central Asia of WB.

She indicated the consequences of climate change in Central Asian region are similar: increase of temperature will make arid regions more arid, wetlands will turn wetter.

"Increase of average monthly temperatures will frustrate habitual water circulation in the nature and create acute problems for rational agriculture works and consequently food security," she said.

The forum will last three days involving more than 150 official representatives from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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